MX23RW : Thursday, February 21 00:33:44

Fernandinho: 'We must change in Europe'

Fernandinho admits that Manchester City must learn to change their approach in the Champions League.

Fernandinho has claimed that something at Manchester City must change if they are to become successful in the Champions League.

Manuel Pellegrini's side have just one point from their opening two fixtures in Group E following the 1-1 draw with Roma on Tuesday evening, and Fernandinho concedes that the team are struggling to adapt to the different style of football played in the competition.

"In the Champions League it's different," the Brazilian midfielder told members of the media. "The level is different.

"We play against big teams from other countries who have a lot of technical players, and our team have to learn to play a different way."

City meet CSKA Moscow in their third group game on October 21.


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3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
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14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2674152447-2325
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2645172558-3317
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

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